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MRI Canada

1 11, 2018

Prenuvo Body Scans at AIM

2018-11-01T10:21:25+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Diffusion MRI, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Vancouver, Prenuvo, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

A Prenuvo full body MRI scan is the most powerful, comprehensive and up-to-date diagnostic tool available to patients, and AIM is proud to offer this technology to Vancouver. Why full body MRI? There is no better way to get a snapshot of your current state of health. If you have a family health history you're [...]

5 09, 2018

Researchers warn against ionizing radiation imaging in children

2018-09-05T11:07:58+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Canada, Cancer Research, Diffusion MRI, Dr. Attariwala, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, MRI Vancouver, Radiologist, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

AIM's full body MRI scan is one hundred per cent free of ionizing radiation. Compare that to a CT scan which exposes the patient to radiation equivalent to 70 X-Rays. Yet, CT is still a common imaging modality in public hospitals. Children are particularly susceptible to ionizing radiation; in fact, childhood exposure to CT scans [...]

27 06, 2018

Benefits of Whole Body MRI

2018-06-27T17:04:18+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Diffusion MRI, Early Cancer Detection, Health and Canada, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Vancouver, Radiology, Whole Body MRI|

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is the most accurate, effective and safe diagnostic imaging choice for patients in 2018. Unlike X-Ray, CT or PET imaging which use large amounts of radiation to look inside the body, MRI achieves Images from AIM's Whole Body MRI Scan clearer and more accurate results with no ionizing radiation. [...]

10 10, 2017

Shocking results in new Canadian health study

2017-10-10T06:21:22+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Canada, Health and Canada, MRI Canada|

A new Canadian health study by the Fraser Institute sheds valuable light on the current state of our public healthcare system. And, according to this new research, the standard of care is nowhere near as efficient as it could be. The study, which compared 29 developed countries’ universal healthcare systems, found that although Canada is [...]

20 03, 2017

Exercise and Osteoarthritis: MRI Study

2017-03-20T09:21:30+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Canada, Health and Canada, Knee MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI arthritis, MRI Canada, MRI Research, Radiologist, Radiology, Sport MRI|

In something of a Catch-22, osteoarthritis patients are often instructed to exercise to alleviate some of their pain symptoms--but those same pain symptoms may prevent an exercise routine from being formed. Although many sufferers of osteoarthritis may wish to work out, the possibility of further injury is a daunting one. Recently, Canadian researchers tackled the [...]

26 08, 2016

MRI-guided ultrasound a non-surgical option for essential tremor

2016-08-26T16:31:28+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research, Radiology|

Essential tremor, a neurological disorder that affects millions of people, is not a terminal condition but is one that greatly impedes upon quality of life. Characterized by continuous and rhythmic shaking, most often occurring in the hands or voice, sufferers of essential tremor are unable to perform routine tasks such as tying shoelaces or picking [...]

28 07, 2016

Similarities in brains of children with autism, OCD and ADHD: MRI study

2016-07-28T17:05:44+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Brain MRI, Medical Imaging, MRI, MRI Canada, MRI Research|

A Canadian MRI study has found similarities in the brain scans of children with autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and ADHD. The team of Toronto researchers imaged the white matter of 200 young participants in the landmark study. Up until now, autism, OCD and ADHD have been classified and studied as three separate disorders, despite [...]